M&M's is taking an "indefinite pause" from using its candy-coated mascots because the company was criticized for being "polarizing." M&M’s had been criticized for its "Flip the Status Quo" campaign. The campaign, which raised money to support women in creative industries, featured limited-edition candy bags with the three female "spokescandies." Fox News host Tucker Carlson railed against “woke M&Ms” in a recent broadcast.
Listen to the Brother Wease Show on the iHeartradio app: Radio951.com\listenCandy maker Mars said it is replacing its M&Ms “spokescandies” with actress Maya Rudolph after facing right-wing criticism.